that they are supposed to pay for themselves, and they should not embezzle funds for other purposes, it said. Research projects that require external help should be made public at the university. If there are profits involved between the research leader and external organizations, they should first sign a contract and submit it to the university, it said. University administrative staff should not seek profits or advantages in applying for and allocating research funds, the ministry said. Researchers should be held responsible for misuse of research funds. T heir research projects will be suspended, their research funds will be recovered and th ey will beRead More →

developed three series including M, V and T, with the smartphone business revenue once accounting for 80 percent of its total revenue. The image-editing app developer changed its strategy to social platform on 2018. By the e nd of February, the monthly active users on Meitu platform reached 119.2 million. According to Meitu’s financial report, its revenue from internet business increased 26.3 percent year-on-year to 947.7 million yuan ($141.31 million) in 2018, w ith gross margin from the business surging 134.8 percent to 429.1 million yuan. However, the firm’s revenue from smart hardware slumped 50 .7 percent year-on-year to 184.38 million yuan last year, andRead More →

sses the Jialing River with a cable-stayed main span that is 312 meters, connecting the Jiangbei and the Yuzhon g Districts. It’s the world’s longest single plane cable-stayed bridge by the length of main span with one tower. Both are double deck structures carrying four lanes of traffic on their upper decks and two rail lines on their lower decks. Tien-yow Jeme Civil Engineering Prize awards civil engineering projects that have made great achievements on technological innovation and technological application. The Twin River Bridges are sceneries by themselves while look ing separately and complement each other nicely when looking together, according to its review onRead More →

ore powerful momentum into the high-quality development of Chengdu,” he said. “We will do everything possible to create a law-based, internationalized business environment with quality services that facilitate and support development of foreign investment projects.” He emphasized the city plays an important role in China’s national agendas such as the Belt and Road Initiati ve, the Yangtze River economic zone development, and the West China development strategy. “A large number of national strategic opportunities have prese nted themselves in Chengdu… Chengdu is now at the frontier of China’s further ope ning-up, which shores up the city’s fast growth in regional competence and influence,” he said.Read More →

China is planning to build a new Free Trade Zone in the Yangtze River Delta region, China Business Network reported on Wednesday. Deputy Director of the Shanghai Development and Reform Commission Zhu Min made t he announcement at a press conference on promoting high-quality development on Wednesday in Shanghai. Although Zhu didn’t reveal the exact location of the new FTZ, S uzhou Industrial Park in East China’s Jiangsu province is expected to be the spot. Suzhou Industrial Park said to a CBN reporter the FTZ is a national-level plan and the park hasn’t got any news yet. Zhu emphasized the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade ZoneRead More →

ational classifications to keep pace with economic and technological development, according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. The professions include technicians for artificial intelligence, the Inter net of Things, big data and cloud computing, as well as electronic sports specialists, unm anned aerial vehicle pilots, agricultural managers and industrial robot system operators. The ministry said in a statement that with the massive utilization of AI, th e IOT, big data and cloud computing, technicians in these fields are badly needed. As industrial robots replace human labor in more factories in China, operating and maintaining robots are becoming hot professions. The demand forRead More →

niversity and the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Genetics and Development Biology. Their findings were published in the journal Science on Friday. About 20 years ago, scientists discovered that plants, like animals, have robust immune sys tems that can protect them from pathogens including viruses, fungi, bacteria and parasites. Plants also have a unique “lure and catch” immune response to de al with pathogens that have breached their cellular defense, but exactly how this work ed remained unknown, said Zhou Jianmin, a researcher at the institute and one of the main scientists behind the study. To probe this mystery, Zhou and his team investigatedRead More →

China can push forward deleveraging and deal with short-term downside pressure in a coord inated way to ensure sustainable and high-quality economic growth, experts said on Friday. “Deleveraging does not necessarily lead to slower economic gro wth. It depends on which approach we choose to lower the leverage,” said Hu Xia olian, chair of the Export-Import Bank of China at the Boao Forum for Asia, which concluded on Friday. As China’s deleveraging moves support supply-side structural reforms, del everaging and economic growth actually go hand in hand in many aspects, Hu said. Reducing the debt ratio of State-owned enterprises, for example, entails reforms to strengRead More →

 greater than Border Costs. If Mexico doesn’t immediately stop ALL illegal immigration coming into the United States through our Southern Border, I will be CLOSING the Border, or large sections of the Border, next week,” he wrote on Twitter. Migrants illegally crossing the US border have led to tension between the United States and M exico ever since Trump began his bid for the presidency almost four years ago, taking a hard line on i mmigration and saying Mexico was sending rapists and drug runners into the United States. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday that tackling illegal i mmigration is anRead More →

China will unveil various measures to improve transport efficiency and lower logistics costs, according to a spokesperson for the transport ministry. Vowing to see a notable increase in transport efficiency in the next three years, the country will accelerate the construction of a comprehensive tra nsport network, spokesperson Wu Chungeng told a news conference on March 28. Efforts will also be made to expand the electronic toll collection system and promote multimodal transport, Wu said. Meanwhile, the logistics costs are expected to be reduced by 120.9 billion yuan (about $17.97 bil lion) in 2019, and a logistics service system in line with the country’s high-qualityRead More →